Obituaries

Jessie Murrell age 69 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at the St Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born March 18, 1947 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Robert and Lizzie Rowe Murrell. He was the husband of Stella Dingus Murrell, who survives. 

Born: Tuesday, 3/18/1947
Deceased: Friday, 10/07/2016

Marguella “Marge” Minix, of Stockbridge, Michigan, age 77, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016, at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital.  She was born on July 4, 1939, in Tiptop, Magoffin Co., Kentucky, the daughter of John and Grace (Banks) Push.  She owned a hair salon for many years and enjoyed traveling, going on vacation, and loved to play golf.  She also liked to knit, crochet, and make afghans.

Born: Tuesday, 7/04/1939
Deceased: Monday, 10/03/2016

Billy Joe "Whitey" Gamble age 55 of Old Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born August 8, 1961 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Berlin Gamble and the late Reva Tackett Gamble.

Born: Tuesday, 8/08/1961
Deceased: Monday, 10/03/2016

Leah Michelle Groce Roark age 53 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born August 2, 1963 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Jake Leslie Groce and the late Judith Stark Groce. She is survived by her husband, Ellis Roark.
Survivors also include one son, Ellis Jake Roark of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters, Amanda Roark Wheeler and Haley Roark both of Salyersville, Kentucky, two brothers, David Groce and Robbie Groce both of Indianapolis, Indiana and five grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 8/02/1963
Deceased: Sunday, 10/02/2016

Carl "Bub" Cole age 67 of Middle Fork, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 at his home. He was born August 4, 1949 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Harold Lynn Cole and Grace Rowe Adams. 
Survivors include two daughters, Carolene Griffin of Horse Cave, Kentucky and Trisha Kennedy of La Follette, Tennessee, three sisters, Patricia Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky and Helen Alvarez and Tina Bowmar both of La Porte, Indiana, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. 

Born: Thursday, 8/04/1949
Deceased: Friday, 9/30/2016

Bazel Howard age 77 of Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born May 27, 1939 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Homer and Mary Jenkins Howard. 
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Williams Howard, two sons, Hollie Ray Howard and Jeffrey Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Timothy "Pooh Bear" Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister, Jewell Perkins of Salyersville, Kentucky, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Born: Saturday, 5/27/1939
Deceased: Thursday, 9/29/2016

Helena Maria Williams age 79 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at her home. She was born January 12, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Albert L. and Nora Hensley Williams. 
Survivors include one daughter, Tonya Francis of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, James Williams of Marion, Ohio, two sisters, Ola May Conley of Salyersville, Kentucky and Emogene Puckett of Marion, Ohio, one granddaughter, Tosha Montgomery and three great grandsons, Austin Montgomery, Braydon Montgomery and Braxton Montgomery. 

Born: Tuesday, 1/12/1937
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/27/2016

Sylvia Marcella Gipson Keeton age 69 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at her home. She was born May 30, 1947 in Carmel, Ohio to the late Walter and Julie Mae Conley Gipson. 

Born: Friday, 5/30/1947
Deceased: Monday, 9/26/2016

Mikel Gene Cole, age 61, a resident of Scott Avenue in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 at his home.
Mr. Cole was born April 22, 1955 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Newton and Sallie Smith Cole.  Also, preceding him in death is wife, Juanita Adams Cole; sister, Mageline "Shug" Cole; brothers, Larry Jr., Darvin, Billy Joe, and E.J. Cole.
Mr. Cole was a Christian and enjoyed attending and watching the church services on TV and neighboring churches.

Born: Friday, 4/22/1955
Deceased: Sunday, 9/25/2016

Ronnie Neil Anderson age 65 of Board Tree, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born January 24, 1951 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Farris Anderson and Grace Craft Anderson, who survives.
Survivors also include one daughter, Kandy Reed of Tampa, Florida, two sisters, Teresa Litteral of Salyersville, Kentucky and Vicki Minix of Burleson, Texas and one granddaughter, Breanna Reed.
Ronnie was a devoted member of the Burning Fork Community Church.

Born: Wednesday, 1/24/1951
Deceased: Thursday, 9/22/2016

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